Swedish mountaineer Fredrik Sträng was forced to break off his expedition to help another team to safety as four people were killed in avalanches on the notoriously challenging Mount Godwin Austin.
A new proposal to introduce castration as a prerequisite for those undergoing gender reassignment surgery in Sweden has been met with outrage by a leading gay and transgender rights organization.
Although Swedish sales of organic milk are better than ever, it won't be possible to buy full-fat organic milk in your local supermarket as of next week.
The 60,000 Swedes currently on sick leave are to lose their benefits rights by the year 2010.
Saturday's Stockholm Pride parade may have started with heavy rainfall, but it´s set to be the biggest Stockholm Pride parade ever, with over 80,000 participants.